Offered for sale is an original red vinyl Japanese pressing of Wild Life by Wings, complete with the original obi.
About this copy: This copy of Wild Life is an original 1971 Japanese issue, pressed on “Everclean” red vinyl and including the rare original die-cut “medallion” obi, lyric insert, and black inner sleeve.
The cover is VG++, with trace wear at the corners and minor foxing on the back cover.
The obi is VG+, with a bit of foxing, but the die-cut portion is not bent or wrinkled.
The black inner sleeve has no splits.
The red vinyl disc is M- and may be unplayed.
A beautiful copy of a rare Paul McCartney LP.
Background: Released in 1971, Wild Life was the first album by Wings. The album reached #11 on the UK album charts and #10 in the U.S.
The irony of the first Wings album is that it seems more domesticated than Ram, feeling more like a Paul ‘n’ Linda effort than that record. Perhaps it’s because this album is filled with music that’s defiantly lightweight — not just the cloying cover of “Love Is Strange” but two versions apiece of songs called “Mumbo” and “Bip Bop.” …Yeah, it’s possible to call this a terrible record, but it’s so strange in its domestic bent and feigned ordinariness that it winds up being a pop album like no other.
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|Country of origin:||Japan|
|Year of Release:||1971|